U.S. Dept. of HHS Says Secretary Azar Readmitted to Hospital U.S. Dept. of HHS Says Secretary Azar Readmitted to Hospital
HHS Secretary Alex Azar has been readmitted to the hospital for additional treatment and observation for diverticulitis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Morning Break: Man With 3 Faces; FDA Stays Busy; Azar's Diverticulitis
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - April 18, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

What to know about diverticulitis, after Sen. John McCain's surgery
The condition is very common in the U.S. and doesn't always need surgery. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

HHS secretary recovering from painful intestinal condition
HHS Secretary Azar recovering from diverticulitis and will be reducing some work activities (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

HHS Secretary Azar recovering from intestinal condition
HHS Secretary Azar recovering from diverticulitis and will be reducing some work activities (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Diverticular Disease: The Ever-Changing View Diverticular Disease: The Ever-Changing View
This review updates current understanding of the epidemiology and risk factors for diverticular disease. What progress has been made in prophylaxis and therapy?Southern Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Diverticulitis vs Ulcerative Colitis UC
Diverticular Disease (Diverticulitis) vs. Ulcerative Colitis (UC) (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - March 6, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Diverticular Diverticulitis IBS Irritable Bowel
Diverticular Disease (Diverticulitis) vs. IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - March 1, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Colon Polyps and Diverticulitis Symptoms and Signs
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - February 21, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Processed meat 'cancer risk' in older women
New study shows older women who eat processed meats have raised breast cancer risk Related items fromOnMedica Mediterranean diet cuts womb cancer risk Diverticulitis in men linked to high red meat intake Processed meat linked to worsening asthma symptoms Breast cancer risk lower with Mediterranean diet plus oil Dietary intake of veg linked to lower risk of ER-negative breast cancer (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 3, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Unhealthy lifestyle may cause half of diverticulitis cases
(Reuters Health) - Men ’s risk for a painful inflammation of colon walls may be drastically reduced if they follow an overall healthy lifestyle, a recent U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes pain in the lower left abdomen?
There are a range of conditions that can cause pain in the lower left abdomin, including gas, diverticulitis, and hernias. Learn more in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

Safety of Primary Anastomosis for Severe Diverticular Peritonitis Confirmed Safety of Primary Anastomosis for Severe Diverticular Peritonitis Confirmed
Patients with generalized peritonitis related to perforated diverticulitis more often experience stoma reversal after primary anastomosis (PA) with diverting ileostomy than after Hartmann's procedure, new research from France suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Diverticulitis (Diverticulosis, Diverticular Disease)
Title: Diverticulitis (Diverticulosis, Diverticular Disease)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - August 21, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Diverticulitis in the ER: Is It Safe to Discharge Home? Diverticulitis in the ER: Is It Safe to Discharge Home?
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study about whether patients with acute diverticulitis in the ER can be safely managed without hospitalization, published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Should I Avoid Nuts if I Have Diverticulitis?
Title: Should I Avoid Nuts if I Have Diverticulitis?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 7/25/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/25/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - July 25, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

How to Approach Purulent Perforated Diverticulitis? How to Approach Purulent Perforated Diverticulitis?
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study comparing laparoscopic lavage with early resection in patients with Hinchey grade III diverticulitis.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

More A & E patients can ‘avoid admission for diverticulitis’
More patients currently admitted with diverticulitis – an inflammation of an outgrowth or pouching in the colon that can cause severe abdominal pain – could be sent home, suggest US researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 27, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

More patients can avoid hospital admissions after emergency room visits for diverticulitis
(American College of Surgeons) Emergency room (ER) visits for diverticulitis, an inflammation of an outgrowth or pouching in the colon that can cause severe abdominal pain, have increased 21 percent in recent years. However, these ER visits don't have to land patients in the hospital as frequently as they do, according to new findings published as an 'article in press' on the Journal of the American College of Surgeons website. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 25, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

So THAT'S Why You're Farting On Planes
Of all travel problems, this one stinks most. Many travelers complain about an increased need to fart on planes, or, less commonly, feeling bloated while flying. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone: There’s a scientific name for this scenario. HAFE stands for High Altitude Flatus Expulsion. Coined by a pair of researchers in the 1980s, the “tongue-in-cheek” term describes a phenomenon observed when mountain climbers experienced flatulence at high altitudes, said Dr. David Shlim, a physician and former president of the International Society of Travel Medi...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 10, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

7 Reasons Your Pee Smells Weird
For SELF, by Amy Marturana. Your pee can tell you a lot about your health. While its color is a pretty good indicator of your hydration levels, dietary habits, and potentially, undiagnosed medical conditions, its smell can also clue you in to what’s going on inside your body. “Normal urine, if you’re fairly hydrated, generally has a very limited amount of smell,” Ojas Shah, M.D., NYC-based urologist and professor of urology at Columbia University Medical Center and ColumbiaDoctors Midtown, tells SELF. Sometimes you may notice that your pee is a little smellier than usual. A slight change or an incr...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diverticulitis symptoms? Red meat diet can cause condition often mistaken for bowel cancer
DIVERTICULITIS, an inflammatory bowel condition, could be caused by eating too much red meat - including sausages, burgers and steaks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Good Eats and Bad: 6 GI Issues in the News
Controversy around dietary sugar guidelines and a study of red meat and diverticulitis top the latest research on food and GI disorders. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - January 13, 2017 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Leo Robert Tags: Gastrointestinal Disorders Source Type: news

High dietary red meat intake linked to common bowel condition diverticulitis
Replacing one daily portion with poultry or fish may lower risk, findings suggest. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 11, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Lots of Red Meat May Be Tied to Gut Disorder
Diverticulitis involves tears or blockages in colon and can be very painful (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lots of Red Meat May Be Tied to Gut Disorder in Men
Diverticulitis involves tears or blockages in colon and can be very painful Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Proteins, Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis, Men's Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - January 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Red Meat Intake Linked to Diverticulitis Risk Red Meat Intake Linked to Diverticulitis Risk
High consumption of red meat may increase the risk for diverticulitis in men, according to a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Lots of Red Meat May Be Tied to Gut Disorder in Men
TUESDAY, Jan. 10, 2017 -- Men who eat a lot of red meat may have a higher risk of a painful inflammatory condition of the colon, a new study suggests. The disorder, called diverticulitis, causes severe abdominal pain, nausea and constipation. And... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 10, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

HEALTH WARNING: How red meat diet could trigger painful inflammatory bowel condition
DIVERTICULITIS, an inflammatory bowel condition, could be caused by eating too much red meat - including sausages, burgers and steaks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Diverticulitis study: More bad news for lovers of red meat
Diverticulitis is relatively common in America. However, its causes are not fully understood. Recent research links red meat consumption to the condition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Cutting one portion a week could save you from painful bowel abscesses
Eating red meat could increase your chances of developing diverticulitis - a painful bowel disease - by 58 percent. Replacing one serving of red meat with chicken or fish decreased the risk by 20 percent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Red Meat Consumption Linked to Diverticulitis Risk in Men (FREE)
By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Jaye Elizabeth Hefner, MD High intake of red meat is associated with increased risk for diverticulitis in men, according to a study in … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - January 9, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Diverticulitis in men linked to high red meat intake
Replacing one daily portion of unprocessed red meat with fish or poultry may cut risk Related items fromOnMedica Red meat could raise cancer risk, conclude experts Unhealthy lifestyles and poor diets 1970s advice to cut dietary fat not evidence-based May be time for Britons to switch to Mediterranean diet, study suggests Coeliac disease raises risk of developing neuropathy (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 9, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Cochrane Priority Reviews List: Update
February 2017 UpdateThe February 2017 revision of the Cochrane Priority Reviews List includes new titles from the Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections, Cystic Fibrosis& Genetic Disorders, ENT, Musculoskeletal, and Wounds Groups.The following titles on the list are open to new authors:Biomarkers for predicting outcomes in endometrial cancer (Gynaecological, Neuro-oncology and Orphan Cancer)Diagnostic test accuracy of sentinel LN node sampling in endometrial cancer (Gynaecological, Neuro-oncology and Orphan Cancer)Immunomodulatory treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis /motor neuron disease (ALS/MND) (Neuromuscular...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 14, 2016 Category: Information Technology Authors: mumoquit at cochrane.org Source Type: news

Geriatric ED: Cost-Efficient Hub of Care
Geriatric emergency departments can pay for themselves by meeting healthcare reform incentive goals No one can deny the aging of our population in general, and of the emergency department patient load in particular. But there is some disagreement about how EDs should respond – specifically whether it is appropriate to design geriatric emergency departments. After all, in an era of belt-tightening and budget slashing is it really our priority to invest in softer mattresses, warmer lighting and aromatherapy? I aim to dispel the myth that geriatric EDs are just about superficial aesthetic improvements and show that thes...
Source: EPMonthly.com - December 2, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Logan Plaster Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Surgery Might Be Best for Some With Diverticulitis Surgery Might Be Best for Some With Diverticulitis
Patients with recurrent and ongoing left-sided diverticulitis may have better quality of life after surgery than with conservative management, according to Dutch researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 2, 2016 Category: Radiology Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Skip Antibiotics in Uncomplicated Diverticulitis, RCT Shows Skip Antibiotics in Uncomplicated Diverticulitis, RCT Shows
Patients with uncomplicated diverticulitis did not have significantly better outcomes when they received antibiotics compared with observation alone, a randomized controlled trial found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Diverticulitis diet
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - September 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diverticulitis: Can certain foods trigger an attack?
Contrary to popular belief, no specific foods are known to trigger diverticulitis attacks. (Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - September 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diverticular disease: Avoid nuts and seeds?
Once considered off-limits, nuts and seeds can be part of a diet to reduce the risk of diverticulitis. (Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - September 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diverticulitis diet
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - September 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diverticulitis: Can certain foods trigger an attack?
Contrary to popular belief, no specific foods are known to trigger diverticulitis attacks. (Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - September 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diverticular disease: Avoid nuts and seeds?
Once considered off-limits, nuts and seeds can be part of a diet to reduce the risk of diverticulitis. (Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - September 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Geriatric ED: Cost-Efficient Hub of Care
  Geriatric emergency departments can pay for themselves by meeting healthcare reform incentive goals No one can deny the aging of our population in general, and of the emergency department patient load in particular. But there is some disagreement about how EDs should respond – specifically whether it is appropriate to design geriatric emergency departments. After all, in an era of belt-tightening and budget slashing is it really our priority to invest in softer mattresses, warmer lighting and aromatherapy? I aim to dispel the myth that geriatric EDs are just about superficial aesthetic improvements and show th...
Source: EPMonthly.com - September 19, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Logan Plaster Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis
Diverticulitis (Diverticulosis) (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 19, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Patient-reported Outcomes After Management of DiverticulitisPatient-reported Outcomes After Management of Diverticulitis
Do patients report improvement from their diverticulitis symptoms after surgery? This new study offers some results. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Study eyes mortality among octogenarians after emergency Hartmann’s procedure
LOS ANGELES – Patients over the age of 80 who present with diverticulitis requiring an emergent Hartmann’s procedure have a 30-day mortality rate of 20%, results from a study of national data... (Source: Family Practice News)
Source: Family Practice News - May 3, 2016 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Teamwork Makes a Life-Changing Difference for Luis
Each year, about 500,000 Americans have to have their colons removed. Whether it’s because of cancer, trauma, diverticulitis or an inflammatory disease, colectomy may be necessary to save their lives. That was the case for Luis, a special young man who came a long way for help. His surgical team at Mayo Clinic found a [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 22, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Many Diverticulitis Surgeries Performed Earlier Than RecommendedMany Diverticulitis Surgeries Performed Earlier Than Recommended
Early surgeries for uncomplicated diverticulitis - after just one or two episodes - may account for more than half of those procedures being done, according to a new study. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 18, 2016 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news